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World rabies day, 28 September 2022.

28 September 2022 marks World Rabies Day. This year’s theme is “One health ; zero death” : see: https://www.who.int/news-room/events/detail/2022/09/28/default-calendar/world-rabies-day-2022 The World Health Organization has a target for the elimination of deaths due to dog-mediated infection in humans by the year … Continue reading

September is Vascular Disease Awareness month

As part of Vascular Disease Awareness month the Circulation Foundation’s ‘The Body Walk’ campaign raises awareness and funding for research and support. Information about vascular disease and The Body Walk campaign can be found on the Circulation Foundation website. Vascular … Continue reading

Every Woman Day

Every Woman Day is a project created to raise awareness and share experiences about women’s health, so that other women can benefit. Research funds tend to be spent on killer health conditions, so many women’s health problems are poorly understood, … Continue reading

National Immunization Awareness Month

(see https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/events/niam/index.html) The National Immunization Awareness Month is held annually in August, focusing on the importance of immunization at all ages (see https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/events/niam/index.html) I was born in April 1964, in Birmingham, West Midlands. My parents and grandparents had lived through … Continue reading

20th anniversary reflections on dissemination: building tours and Open House

As part of our 20th anniversary celebrations, we are reflecting on how the service has developed in a number of ways, this blog focuses on dissemination and how our approach has changed since the service was established in 2002. I … Continue reading